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Borgen, Anders (2007) Diversifying cereal production. In: Østergård, Hanne (Ed.) Proceedings of the SUSVAR Workshop on Varietal characteristics of cereals in different growing systems with special emphasis on below ground traits.

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Modern cereal production has reached a stage of homogeneity, where both environment, nutrition and culinary quality suffers. In order to increase cereal diversity, projects have started investigating heritage varieties, and varieties and species with exotic traits. Well performing varieties and landraces will be used as they are, or will be used as genetic donors in a participatory breeding programme developing composite cross population focussing on disease resistance or special quality traits.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:plant genetic ressources
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: Denmark > Agrologica
Deposited By: Borgen, Ph.D. Anders
ID Code:22139
Deposited On:15 Jan 2013 13:43
Last Modified:15 Jan 2013 13:43
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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